Native PTAC Job Announcement

Native PTAC is hiring for a Senior Business Counselor for our SW Washington and Oregon region.
Native Procurement Technical Assistance Center (Native PTAC) is a free, grant funded, community resource that assists Native peoples in contracting with state, local, Federal, and Native governments within AK, ID, OR, and WA.
Native PTAC helps Native firms with Federal, Native, State and Local government contracting through one-to-one assistance with government certifications and registrations, classes and workshops,  bid match opportunities, interpretation of solicitations, bid/proposal reviews, marketing advice, and contract performance support for designated socio-economic programs.
POSITION TITLE: Senior Business Counselor – SW WA & OR State Region
IMMEDIATE SUPERVISOR: Native PTAC Program Manager and GVCC CEO
EMPLOYMENT STATUS: Regular, Full-time, and Exempt-Administrative
SUPERVISION RESPONSIBILITIES: None – As posted
LOCATION: This position is to be located in the Vancouver, WA office serving SW WA and the state of Oregon.
HOURS & SALARY: 24 hours for Native PTAC and 16 hours for WA PTAC. Salary dependent on experience ($45,000-$60,000 fulltime pro-rated)
Please visit our website at: http://www.tworiverscdc.org/join-our-team-2/

Beaverton School District: Trades Expo

The Beaverton School District would like to invite you to attend our Trades Expo! If you are interested in learning more about how to do business with the District as well as talk with project managers about upcoming opportunities, please consider attending. No RSVP is necessary and the event is free! Please see below for additional information.

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TriMet Contracting Opportunity – Washington Park Station Improvements Project

TriMet is seeking proposals from qualified general contractors to provide Construction Manager/General Contractor (CM/GC) Services for the Washington Park Station Improvements Project.  This project also offers multiple subcontracting opportunities: demolition, electrical, paint, signage for certified firms.  A pre-proposal conference will be held on Tuesday, 8/23/2016 at 11am.

If you are interested as a either prime contractor or subcontractor, register in TriMet’s E-Bid System to view documents. Proposals are due by 2pm on Thursday, September 8, 2016.

Contracting/business development event for Native owned businesses

SBA Portland District is very pleased to present an event with the Indian Health Service/US Health & Human Services targeted to Native American owned firms.  The event is Aug. 16th at our building (620 SW Main St., Room 101), from 9 am to Noon.  Please join us (RSVP for the event here:  http://webcast.nccsite.com/hhs-osdbu/building-bridges) and share this info with others who may be interested.

Native Procurement Technical Assistance Program (NPTAC) will also be participating.  After the program from 9-Noon, NPTAC and SBA are offering one-on-one appointments with firms/tribal entities with specific questions on federal contracting, certifications and capital access.  To set up a one-on-one with a NPTAC counselor, firms can send a request to Marnie@NativePTAC.org.  To set up a one-on-one with SBA on contracting or capital access, please send a request to Melissa.Davis@sba.gov.  Appointments will be held in the same building, specific room assignments to be announced the day of.

Thank you for your continued efforts for small businesses and the Native community!  Do let me know if there are any questions.

Yuri Yoshida Dyson  /  Business Opportunity Specialist

U.S. SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION   /   Portland District Office

Phone:  503-326-6692   /   Fax:  202-292-3872   /    www.sba.gov/or/

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Procurement Services directory

Procurement Services is part of the Bureau of Revenue and Financial Services within the Office of Management and Finance.  Procurement Services is responsible for making sure the procurement process is fair, efficient, effective and accountable to everyone.

In July 2015, the National Procurement Institute awarded the Achievement of Excellence in Procurement (AEP) Award to the City of Portland, Procurement Services. In receiving the award, the City demonstrated excellence by obtaining a high score based on standardized criteria; the City of Portland is one of only 65 cities in the United States and Canada to receive the 2015 award. Procurement Services has earned the AEP award a total of ten times and consecutively over the past five years.

Office Hours: M-F 8am to 5pm  |  Closed most federal holidays  |  Procurement Services directory

Bids Pending Report 4-4-16

Register for the Webinar: Procurement Opportunities – Sustainable Buildings with GSA

On Thursday, March 10th join the Minority Business Development Agency for a free access to contracts webinar with the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA). Managing over 9,600 federal assets, GSA leads the way in sustainable building design and construction.

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